Promoting and preserving Phoenix’s unique and historic travel corridor
The purpose of the Grand Avenue Members Association (GAMA), a 501c3 non-profit is threefold:
- Preserve the unique historic character of Lower Grand Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Support and assist in eliminating blight and promoting the revitalization of the neighborhood’s core and surrounding areas through educational and community improvement programs.
- Work to encourage social and economic development that promotes sustainable practices.”Adopted Action Goals Organized by Purpose
Strengthen the functioning of Grand as the center of a COMMUNITY.
- Create district map
- Organize neighborhood clean-ups
- Investigate feasibility of becoming a Block Watch neighborhood
- Support public events (i.e., GAF, Art Detour, Tour de Grand, First Friday)
Guide the FUTURE FORM AND CHARACTER of Grand.
Advocate for preservation of historic properties (i.e., HP Inventory, nomination)
- Neighborhood vision
- Form Based Code
- Downtown Strategic Vision Update
Investigate improvements to the street(s):
- traffic calming (i.e., speed limits, crosswalks)
- street lighting
- district parking
- street circulator
- bus service
- Roundabout at “Five Points”
Foster and promote public art
Maintain artist-decorated planters
Investigate feasibility of a landscape demonstration project (i.e., community garden)